Upcoming Events & Workshops



FOUR WEEK WORKSHOP, April 5 -  April 26, 2018

Thursday nights, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Member $100 / Non-Members $130

This six week workshop will be led by an instructor from the local Society for Calligraphy Guild.  Enjoy a guided course through the basics of Textura lettering using pencil, markers and dip pens with various inks and pigments.  

Fee of $15 includes a starter set of tools and material.

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starting at 6:00 PM in the Main Gallery



SHOW RUNS JUNE 9th through JUNE 29th




Monday through Friday - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Saturday - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM


Telephone: 818-352-5285
Monday thru Friday -- 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
or Email: mcgroartyceramics@gmail.com

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Enter in our competition!  This is a show you do not want to miss!  

Our past opening receptions have attracted over 250 visitors. 

 Carin Moore ceramic vase.  Photo by Brian Peshek.

Carin Moore ceramic vase.  Photo by Brian Peshek.

This year we expect to exhibit over 100 ceramic pieces in our Main Gallery Exhibition.  All pieces are for sale.  

In our Upper Gallery Exhibition we show and sell the ceramic designs of McGroarty's students.

Cash awards totaling $700 will be offered for our Main Gallery juried works.  The submitted works will be juried by Melody Cooper, who is also this year’s featured guest artist.  Six awards: Best in show, 2nd place, 3rd place, and three awards for honorable mention.  Winners will be announced and awards presented at the opening reception.

This year's Juror and featured artist is Melody Cooper.

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Melody Cooper

is a ceramic artist, and educator, who creates highly textured and festooned boxes and teapots inspired by influences that range from Chaco Canyon to Echo Park.  Her narrative, entrenched in storytelling and taken from the pages of her sketchbook, is based on day-to-day experiences as an artist.  She is a Professor of Art at Pierce College and Department Chair of Art and Architecture, and instructs fine silver basics at Barnsdall Art Center.  

Click on orange buttons below to download your Entry Form (Word file) and W9 Form (pdf):

Art classes for your mind, body & soul.

McGroarty Arts Center proudly offers quality, affordable arts education for people of all ages.  Our historic facility is located in Tujunga-Sunland and has been proudly serving the Foothill communities for over 30 years.

Our Spring 2018 session opens April 2nd and ends May 26th. 

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